Killed in Action May 7, 1945 while serving with
the 8th Air Force on a B-24 Bomber flight over
the Rhine River.
"He stands in the unbroken line of Patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live, and grow, and increase its blessings. Freedom lives. And through it, he lives in a way that humbles the undertakings of most men."
- Harry S. Truman, President of the United States of America
"He lived to bear his country's arms. He died to save its honor. He was a soldier...and he knew a soldier's duty. His sacrifice will help to keep aglow the flaming torch that lights our lives...that millions yet unborn may know the priceless joy of liberty. And we who pay him homage, and revere his memory, in solemn pride rededicate ourselves to a complete fulfillment of the task for which he so gallantly has placed his life upon the altar of man's freedom."
- H. H. Arnold, General US Army, Commanding General Army Air Forces
- Created by: robin pellicci moore
- Added: 9 May 2011
- Find A Grave Memorial 69573368
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Thomas Baker Evans, Jr (24 Aug 1925–7 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69573368, citing Old Town Cemetery, Marion, Marion County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by robin pellicci moore (contributor 46903322) .